Any good non-mainstream movie recs?

Son of Wasatch

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By chance are you from Limestone County?
No, I'm from San Antonio. I have a ton of family from Bryant Tx. I was at the Texas land commission looking at old maps of Texas where my family had land grants and I haven't found where they were from and connecting it to modern maps.
 

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No, I'm from San Antonio. I have a ton of family from Bryant Tx. I was at the Texas land commission looking at old maps of Texas where my family had land grants and I haven't found where they were from and connecting it to modern maps.
I was just curious. Fort Parker and the history there feels like part of my history. I am from Groesbeck and I still have family that lives in Limestone county. My wife and I both do. In fact my Brother in law’s home backs up to the Fort Parker property. It is cool that such a fascinating part of Texas history is part of your family history.

All I have is my Great Great Grandmother was a sibling to John Wesley Hardin. The resemblance of John Wesley Hardin and my dad, when my father was young is Freaky. I mean it looks like a photo shop kind of thing.
 
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All I have is my Great Great Grandmother was a sibling to John Wesley Hardin. The resemblance of John Wesley Hardin and my dad, when my father was young is Freaky. I mean it looks like a photo shop kind of thing.
There is local historian in El Paso named Leon Metz. Has a great voice for narration of the old west. He wrote a book years ago titled "The Shooters". It is a fun quick read with a small chapter dedicated to each of the most infamous gunmen and the inaccuracy of some of the myths Hollywood portrays in old westerns. Anyway, I have heard him speak several times of stories of the Old West as it pertained to the El Paso area. One of the presentation included a tour that included the grave John Wesley Hardin at Concordia Cemetery. I wonder if your account of Hardin is similar as the book. He wrote of JWH killing over 30 people before the ripe age of 21. He had gone to prison, became an attorney and found God and a wife. The death of his wife cause another downward drinking spiral. He had a law office in El Paso where he had an affair with a woman whose husband he was representing all while that husband was evading the law in Juarez. Ultimately, he was gambling at the ACME saloon where he was shot by surprise. This is a pretty brief summation that doesn't do all of the back story justice, but I didn't want to rewrite the whole chapter.
 

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All kinds of interesting stuff in my family. My second great grandfather was the cousin to Sam Houston's wife Margaret Lea.
 
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